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JCCC Study Trip 2020

Stacy Davidson and Melanie Hull are happy to announce that their second JCCC Faculty-led Trip will be in March 2020 to  Andalusia, Spain: Three Cultures, Three Histories, Three Religions


Downloadable posters: Spain 2020 Poster  Marketing Spain Poster

Jews, Muslims and Christians contributed to the scientific, artistic and cultural accomplishments of this “Golden Age.” Special interactive sessions with both Jewish and Muslim experts will help participants understand the legacy of Jews and Muslims before, during and after the expulsion of Jews in 1492. Visits with the Jewish and Muslim communities living in Spain today will provide opportunities for cross-cultural dialogue.

Cities include: Seville, Córdoba, Granada, Málaga

Trip Dates:  March 12 –22, 2020

NOTE: Students will be required to enroll in GIST 101 (1-credit). Participants must also be physically fit to walk distances over uneven terrain.


$2,950 per person, double occupancy


Oct. 1, 2019 – Application deadline and $500 deposit due
Nov. 1, 2019 – payment $625
Dec. 1, 2019 – payment $625
Jan. 1, 2020 – payment $600
Feb. 1, 2020 – payment $600

Cost includes:

  • Airfare
  • Hotels
  • Ground transportation
  • Breakfasts
  • Guides
  • Site admissions

Not included in cost:

  • Lunches and most dinners
  • Personal spending
  • Passport fee if you do not already have one
  • Tuition for GIST 101 (1-credit hour)


Downloadable PDF of the brochure: Spain 2020 brochure



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Day 1: Departure, KCI-Seville

– Walking tour of Jewish quarter, Shabbat dinner with members of the local Jewish community

Day 2: Seville

– Visit Real Alcázar in the morning and Giralda tower

– Free time and visit Plaza España, Santa Cruz quarters

Day 3: Seville – Córdoba

– Transfer to Córdoba

– Jewish Quarters, Casa de Sefarad, La Mezquita Catedral de Córdoba, Roman Bridge, La Casa Andalusí

Day 4: Córdoba & Medina Azahara

Day 5: Córdoba- Granada

-Transfer to Granada

– Traditional quarters of Albayzin in the evening, panoramic views to Alhambra, mosque of Granada visit

Day 6: Granada & Alhambra

– Morning visit to Alhambra

– Evening visit to the Casa Sefardí & free time in Granada

Day 7: Alpujarra Mountains

– In the morning visit the Alpujarra mountains, including a thousand year old Muslim bridge, a traditional village, and a countryside mosque with a Sufi community

Day 8: Granada – Málaga

-Transfer to Málaga by the coast road

-Free day in the coastal city of Málaga

-Optional destinations include: the Picasso House, the Museo Picasso, the Alcazaba, Málaga Cathedral, or relax on the beach

Day 9: Departure, Málaga to KCI

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